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3M ESPE Booth

At the 3M ESPE booth we saw the Elipar S10, which cures with 1,200 mW/cm2 of intensity. It has up to 50% more optical power and up to 80% more curing surface. It’s multiple-setting light timer has preset cure times of 5, 10, 15, 20 and 120 seconds. It has 60 minutes of curing time with a fully charged Lithium-Ion battery. 3M ESPE also hosted the Battle of the Bonds, which was a battle that showed Adper Easy Bond Self-Etch Adhesive against other adhesive brands. The battles took around 15 or 20 minutes.
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Kuraray America booth

At the Kuraray America booth there was the CLEARFIL SE Protect, which is light-cured, self-etch bonding agent. It produces a fluoride-releasing, anti-bacterial cavity cleansing effect. It is the first product of its type to get FDA approval in the United States. It’s stronger than the traditional cavity cleanser.
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